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Racism & Privilege in Birth Work - Online


In this 4 week course class, starting December 2, 2019, we will:

  • Discuss the meaning and importance of racism & privilege and its effects.

  •  Discuss our own privileges, the lens we see the world through & how it affects others.

  • Learn the definition of “birth worker privilege” and the role it plays in our current birth environment.

  • Discuss how racism & privilege plays a role in birth disparities, such as the black maternal and infant health disparities.

  • Learn useful tools/processes, such as The CARE Method, for participants initiating or continuing work to advance conversations about racism & privilege at their own lives & organizations

  • Discuss how to apply learning to participant's personal & professional life moving forward to create better access and experiences for everyone.